The Rise of Picpoul de Pinet

Picpoul?  Picpoul de Pinet? A grape still unbeknownst to some and a favorite amongst others.  Picpoul is one of the oldest grapes of the Languedoc region in Southern France, dating back to 1618.  The … [Read more...]

When Wine & Food Are In Perfect Harmony

The most memorable evenings are when wine, food and friends are in perfect harmony.  That precisely describes my dinner last week at The Waverly Inn with winemaker, Carrie Sumner from Domaine des … [Read more...]

Staying Warm the French Way – Cassoulet and Wine

Oh baby it is cold outside.  This season the northeast has experienced  bitter cold weather and it appears that these bone chilling temperatures are here to stay.  A remedy to beat the winter blues is … [Read more...]